Week #3 To-Do List

At this point you should be spending at least 30 minutes throughout the day monitoring, updating, and engaging on your social media platforms. Monitor our Facebook page and Twitter hashtag on a daily basis. Complete the following items by 11:59 p.m., Saturday February 8 :

  • We’re collaborating with other communications and journalism classes on a social media scavenger hunt. You can work in teams of two. This drill will be graded. Each item is worth 10 points.
  • Sign-up for Storify, which will be used as part of the scavenger hunt.
  • We’ll have a guest speaker in class on Friday. Read about Alexandra Chang and follow her on Twitter (@alexandra_chang).
  • Using #ICParkSM, tweet at least twice during Alexandra’s discussion.
  • Review the blogging tip sheet and rubric posted to Sakai.
  • Blog posts: one related to your beat; post this early in the week.  Your second post must focus on Alexandra’s class discussion.
  • Share both blog entries via your social media platforms.
  • Create a Twitter list that includes at least 20 people related to your beat.
  • Add your social media links to this Google document.
  • Create a LinkedIn profile with your professional photo and bio. Complete at least the following sections: background summary, experience, skills, education, honors/awards, and organizations/groups. Connect with a minimum of 10 people, including me.
  • Be ready to discuss story ideas Monday, February 10.

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